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Questionsquestion 1: what is the probability -Questions by ~Turtledove21
the words blur and my
is this what it's like
to remember my name,
what is the probability
of someone like you
hold on a minute,
i think i can
figure it out.
should i multiply by five? oh, no, i carry the one. that isn't right. what about square roots? must be the order of operations. wait, if i add this, then i wind up with this! maybe subtraction will work. division? multiplication? coordinates. it's gotta be coordinates.
nope, guess not.
i think i'll just
skip over this and keep going.
question 2: if a train leaves the station at four o'clock -
TrappedYour heart ensnared me,Trapped by ~Turtledove21
but I will beat on these walls
until I break free
the hero always gets the girlThe little fellow stood before thethe hero always gets the girl by ~Turtledove21
assembled crowd, who had come only to
view his failure.
"What I have is a masterpiece,"
he exclaimed, fluttering about
like a trapped hummingbird.
"I'll believe that when I see it," said the producer.
"You lie!" The director cried.
"Oh, do get it over with, won't you?" sneered the actor.
"Don't listen to them. I'm sure
it will be lovely," the secretary whispered,
as the film flickered to life on the screen.
The very picture of poverty
walks calmly over the tops
of perfect gray boxcars.
He does not care about money,
only where he will sleep tonight,
and where he will sleep tomorrow.
He falls, but that's alright.
The ground catches him beautifully,
and all is well again.
Picking himself up,
he dusts himself off like he had
a million instead of one.
Then along comes the girl.
Of course, there has to be a girl.
There is always a girl.
Nothing has happened between them,
and yet he loves her already,
because they two a